On April 3, 2017, President Trump signed legislation nullifying a new OSHA rule, published on December 19, 2016, which sought to impose upon employers continuing obligations to create OSHA 300 Logs and OSHA 301 Incident Reports throughout the entire five-year period in...

November 23, 2016

Faulting the Department of Labor for issuing a regulation with an improper de-facto salary-only test, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas today issued a preliminary injunction blocking new overtime rules scheduled to become effective on December 1...

August 23, 2016

DALLAS –The national boutique law firm of Seltzer │Chadwick │Soefje, PLLC announces the addition of 14-year veteran construction, corporate, and litigation attorney Dawn M. Grams Horak as Of Counsel in its Dallas-Plano office.

Ms. Horak becomes the fourth attorney to jo...

The financial stakes in a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) dwarf many other types of employment litigation. These stakes entail personal liability for an employer’s leaders.  These stakes are predicted to skyrocket in 2017 when new overtime...

January 28, 2016

The number of workers supplied to businesses by staffing agencies has been steadily increasing for some time. According to the American Staffing Association, “[e]very day staffing businesses send three million employees to work in America’s offices, factories, hospital...

October 13, 2015

The financial stakes in a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) dwarf many other types of employment litigation. These stakes entail personal liability for an employer’s leaders. U.S. businesses, as well as their individual leaders, should thus...